The typical mythological viking is a violent warrior… so it should come as no surprise to “Vampire Diaries” fans that the Original vampire family were vikings, who settled in the U.S. about a thousand years ago. Where in the U.S., exactly?

Mystic Falls, of course. This town is ground zero for supernatural mayhem.

In this new clip from Thursday’s episode, Alaric (Matt Davis) deciphers the viking hieroglyphics he found inside the… Continue reading 'The Vampire Diaries': Alaric deciphers the cave-art, plus hiatus details